Oh Gizmo!

  • Grow Taller Using Insole Gadgets
      Research indicates a possible link between height and confidence. But also, society sees people that are an inch taller than the rest as happier, better and superior. Appearing taller
    - 28 Aug 18, 6:50pm -
  • Why Shower Filters are Good for Your Health
    Shower Filter The best shower filter performs multiple functions of water filtering, hardness removal, disinfection, energizing, and natural medication. They relax the mind and body into the perfect state of
    - 26 Jun 18, 6:33pm -
  • Comcast Now Offering Mesh Network Pods from Plume for $120+
    Good news Comcast customers. You can now enjoy the fruits of Mesh WiFi Routing. What is mesh? It’s the new way to connect to the Web in your home. That’s
    - 22 May 18, 3:26am -
  • 3 of the Best Hoverboards Money Can Buy
    If you’re thinking about buying a hoverboard for the first time or if you are new to these personal transports and are unsure what to buy, don’t worry, Gadget Review
    - 28 Apr 18, 9:23pm -
  • What Are Some Good Sources of Calcium for My Dog?
    Why is Calcium Important for Dogs? Calcium is an essential mineral for dogs and humans alike. It’s responsible for conducting electrical impulses, sending signals, contracting muscles (especially the heart), not
    - 24 Apr 18, 1:56am -
  • Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set
    Consistently brew a delicious cup of coffee with the Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set. Designed for all levels of coffee makers, the pour-over set makes it easy to brew
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:36pm -
  • Nighthawk X6 Review
      The first feature that attracts your attention to the Netgear Nighthawk X6 is its three distinct Wi-Fi bands with varying frequencies and speed limits. It has one 2.4GHZ (600MBPS)
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:49am -
  • Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk
    Stylishly organize your workspace with the Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk. The writing desk comes with a compact drawer that conveniently sits right in the middle. It opens and
    - 6 Apr 18, 8:20am -


Boing Boing


  • 'Pokémon Go' gets AR Mapping tasks to enable more realistic effects
    Pokémon Go players may see a new tag marking some PokéStops next time they check the app. Niantic has officially launched AR Mapping tasks for level 20 Trainers and up, almost five months after the company announced that it’s launching the featur…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 5:03am -
  • Quibi chairman reportedly looked into selling its content library
    Not sure about whether or not Quibi will make it? The mobile-first video service with its “quick bites” content approach and Turnstyle technology for portrait or landscape viewing has failed to make much of an impact on viewers this year. Execs b…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 3:38am -
  • GMC's 1000HP Hummer EV is an 'all-electric supertruck'
    During a livestream Tuesday coinciding with the start of the first game of the World Series, GMC executives took to a virtual stage and unveiled the first new Hummer model in more than a decade and the first ever to sport an electric power plant. Plu…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 12:13am -
  • AOC's 'Among Us' Twitch stream peaked at over 435,000 viewers
    About a year ago the campaign for Donald Trump joined Twitch to push promotional live streams, and tonight, US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will host her first stream on the service. Trump’s foray into Twitch streaming was curious after…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 11:47pm -
  • Ford will use its Escape SUV to power a self-driving car service
    With the unveiling of its latest autonomous test vehicle, Ford believes it’s one step closer to offering a commercial self-driving car service (via NBC News). In a new Medium post, the automaker detailed its fourth-generation autonomous test vehicl…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 10:38pm -
  • NASA's OSIRIS-REx successfully collected bits of an orbiting asteroid
    NASA made history on Tuesday afternoon as its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully “tagged” the asteroid, 101955 Bennu, and in doing so collected a small sample of regolith from the passing celestial body’s surface. This marks the first time that…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 10:15pm -
  • One-time Foursquare competitor Gowalla is coming back as an AR app
    We’ll forgive you if you don’t remember Gowalla. It was a short-lived Fourspace competitor Facebook acquired in 2011 for a modest $3 million. Well, it turns out Gowalla is coming back as a social app with an augmented reality twist thanks to the…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 9:20pm -
  • Snap is adding new users and growing its ad business during the pandemic
    While the coronavirus pandemic has hit the ad industry hard, Snap seems to be navigating it just fine. Snapchat app added 11 million new users, according to its third-quarter earnings report, bringing its total daily active users up to 249 million. M…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 9:05pm -


  • Nikon Z6, Z7 Could Be The Company’s Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras
    Nikon has been teasing the upcoming announcement for their new mirrorless cameras which is set for an official reveal on the 23rd of August. In terms of branding, it is unclear as to what Nikon could be calling these new devices, but according to Nik…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:03am -
  • Nintendo Uses Classic NES Games To Promote Its Switch Online Service
    Nintendo Switch’s online service will be launching in the second half of September and we’re sure that there are some gamers who might be a little hesitant to get on board. However Nintendo has recently started to promote its upcoming online serv…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:02am -
  • Apple Supplier Reportedly Gearing Up For Production Of New MacBooks
    According to the rumors, Apple is expected to launch an updated MacBook Air later this year. Given how long it has been since Apple refreshed its MacBook Air, we suppose this makes sense. Now in a report from DigiTimes (via Cult of Mac), it seems tha…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:02am -
  • World Of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Expansion Is Now Live
    If the Battle for Azeroth expansion for World of Warcraft is something that you’ve been looking forward to, you will be pleased to learn that the expansion is now live. This will be the latest expansion for World of Warcraft and it also marks the s…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:01am -
  • Samsung Wireless Charger Duo Now Available For $120
    One of the rumors leading up to the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was that Samsung could have a new wireless charger in the works for the phone and other Samsung devices. The Note 9 has since been launched and if you’re interes…
    - 14 Aug 18, 1:00am -
  • This Is How Much Apple’s AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Could Cost
    Apple’s products have never been known to be cheap/affordable, and neither are their official accessories. This is why when we heard the rumors that the AirPower wireless charging mat could be priced at $200, we can’t say that we were surprised.…
    - 13 Aug 18, 11:16pm -
  • Apple’s Group FaceTime Feature’s Launch Has Been Delayed
    One of the new features that Apple announced in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave is Group FaceTime calls. In case the name wasn’t already obvious, basically this allows users to make FaceTime calls together in a group, whereas in the past it was limited to…
    - 13 Aug 18, 11:15pm -
  • iOS 12 Beta 7 Pulled Over Reports Of Sluggish Performance
    If you were thinking of checking out iOS 12’s beta 7 release, you might want to take note that the beta has since been pulled. This is following reports from users who have been complaining about sluggish performance in the latest version of the be…
    - 13 Aug 18, 11:14pm -

The Wirecutter

  • The Best Office Chair
    Many cheap office chairs make you feel like you’ve been crammed into a torturous economy seat on a cross-country flight, but quality office chairs upgrade you to first class—they’re designed to support your body comfortably for the…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 11:09pm -
  • The Best Smart LED Light Bulbs
    Light bulbs—even smart ones—should be easy. Just screw a smart LED bulb into a lamp, pair it with a smartphone, and you never have to worry about navigating dark hallways or hunting for a switch. Many even let you adjust the color. We…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 10:37pm -
  • The Best Smart Devices for Making the Most of Your Backyard and Garden
    The smart home doesn’t have to end at your back door. Smart outdoor lighting and speakers can create instant ambiance, internet-connected grills free you from loitering around scorching heat, and intelligent sprinkler controllers help k…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 9:11pm -
  • The Best Smart Outdoor Lighting for Backyards, Pathways, and More
    Outdoor lighting isn’t a splurge—it can save you from tripping on a dark pathway (again) or fumbling to find the right key. It enhances home security, and it can even light up a party. Smart outdoor lighting takes it to another level…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 8:51pm -
  • The Best Google Assistant–Compatible Smart-Home Devices for Google Home
    We’ve lived with the Google Home smart speaker (and its siblings the Google Home Mini and Google Home Max) since its release in the fall of 2016, using voice commands to retrieve news, music, entertainment, and quick answers to easy que…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 8:42pm -
  • The Best Home Security System
    Achieving peace of mind for your home doesn’t have to be pricey or difficult. Traditional home security systems often require long contracts and expensive pro installation, but with most smart versions you can install them yourself and…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 6:24pm -
  • The Best Carry-On Travel Backpacks
    Opening up your favorite carry-on travel backpack—with all your stuff in the right place and easy to reach—should feel like opening the door to a well-organized closet or sitting down at a clean desk. This is a moment to center yourse…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 6:21pm -
  • The Best Thanksgiving Kitchen Tools and Tableware
    Whether you’re having a few pals over for Friendsgiving or cooking an elaborate feast for your family, you’re probably going to need a few supplies. Our team has put several hundred hours of research and testing into choosing the foll…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 5:01pm -

Gadgets and Gizmos

  • PS5 Unveiling; Sony Invites You to the Future of Gaming
    There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment, and lots more gaming taking place too. Gamers the world over have been pondering whether the PS5 might be delayed; something Sony themselves were quick to quash as they gave assurances the PS5 woul…
    - 31 May 20, 6:55am -
  • 10 Things you could buy instead of the Apple iPhone X
    Before we go down this road I want to say I’ve nothing against Apple, in fact I have an iPhone 7 but cannot for the life of me understand how the base iPhone X is £999. With that in mind I’ve done some research into 10 things you could buy inste…
    - 3 Nov 17, 10:42pm -
  • Wera Advent-Calender 2017; Tools to turn the biggest grinch around
    It’s a little early for me personally to embrace Christmas; but I am willing to start talking about advent calendars and gifts for those who like to be ready. This week I received the 2017 Wera advent calendar and it looks awesome and has already t…
    - 3 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • Fidget Spinners – stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet?
    The meteoric rise of fidget spinners in 2017 has surprised many, including me. These palm sized contraptions, fitted with bearings to make them spin, are hugely popular in the playground and are becoming more commonplace in the work environment. But…
    - 27 May 17, 8:24pm -
  • Apple iPhone 8 – News on dates, specs, prices and rumours
    It’s nearly that time again; that time when Apple dim the lights and unveil their new flagship iPhone. The internet has been buzzing with rumours ranging from mediocre to bat shit crazy and I’ve been pretty slow in gathering these together. But h…
    - 26 May 17, 8:49pm -
  • What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?
    The release of new Snapchat sunglasses has raised more than a few eyebrows. So what are these glasses all about? Well, they have been described as being a bit like Google Glass, although they are a good deal cheaper and more limited in what they can…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR
    The battle for virtual reality supremacy has really warmed up in recent times. While the Samsung VR gear is widely seen as being an affordable option, there are other VR headsets that are regarded as being of higher technical quality. However, news o…
    - 7 Dec 16, 5:35pm -
  • Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale
    Those of us who love Back to the Future have been craving self-tying sneakers for a long time. Well, provided that you have a healthy bank account then you can now get hold of the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 trainers. They only cost a mere £575, which some…
    - 5 Dec 16, 5:27pm -

Slash Gear

  • 2K Games describes NBA 2K21 unskippable ad as a bug
    With gaming on consoles, PCs, and even mobile becoming an even more lucrative industry, it’s really no surprise that brands see it as the next fertile land for advertising revenue. Some might have even come to accept that as a sad fact of life, jus…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 5:49am -
  • Philips Hue recalls outdoor power supplies due to safety risks
    There has been a rise in outdoor smart security cameras and outdoor smart lights but not all of these products are created equal. Most will naturally promise weather-proofing, considering they’re always exposed outside, though you have to carefully…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 5:15am -
  • Mophie 4-in-1 wireless charging mat promises no device is left behind
    In the past, competing over limited wall sockets was something you’d only see in cafes and airports. With each person owning multiple devices these days, one sometimes has to compete with family members or even one’s self. That’s easily solved…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 4:13am -
  • Photoshop, Illustrator on iPad gets live streaming feature
    For years, it seemed that Adobe was mostly ignoring the rising popularity of Apple’s iPads as creativity tools even when the first iPad Pros came out. Its apps for the large slates paled in comparison to its popular desktop software and has allowed…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 3:47am -
  • Windows 10 October 2020 update is here, prepare your backups
    We’re practically two months away from closing this rather accursed year, which means it’s time to tempt fate with a new major update to Windows 10. Now simply dubbed 20H2 to denote which half of the year it launches instead of the month, this ne…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 3:10am -
  • Apple HomePod 14.1 software adds HomePod mini, Intercom support
    After nearly two years of no major movement in its smart speaker product line, which itself came years late to the market, Apple has finally announced a half-successor to the HomePod. The HomePod mini isn’t due to ship until next month but isn’t…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 2:27am -
  • NASA OSIRIS-REx successfully collects samples from Bennu asteroid
    Most people are probably familiar with the sometimes eight, sometimes nine gigantic bodies in our solar system but these planets (and one sometimes not-planet) aren’t the only interesting things in our neighborhood. The smaller but still huge chunk…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 1:55am -
  • uBreakiFix will drive to your house to fix Samsung, Pixel phones
    uBreakiFix is already known for offering repair services for many smartphone brands and models but it really rose to fame when it became the only one, at least in the US, to be officially authorized as a repair partner. That meant that Pixel owners c…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 1:23am -